Serial Relapsing Treatment Twin Rivers

Serial Relapsing Treatment Twin Rivers

Serial Relapsing Treatment Twin Rivers If you have a history of multiple failed attempts to get sober, you may be worried that giving up alcohol or drugs is something you will never be able to achieve. This pessimistic outlook may seem justified, but there really is no such thing as a ‘hopeless case’. There are[…]

Is My Loved One Really an ADDICT!

Is My Loved One Really an ADDICT! Too many people, you hear the word drugs and you automatically build this picture in your head of a man or women completely intoxicated trying to get a fix, life stops but they think it gets better, but does it? As a Parent that’s your biggest worry, your[…]

Tough Love – good or bad?

Tough Love – good or bad?

The basic definition of tough love is “the promotion of a person’s welfare, especially that of an addict, child, or criminal, by enforcing certain constraints on them, or requiring them to take responsibility for their actions.” The Term Tough Love The term tough love was first used in 1968 by Bill Milliken when he wrote[…]

Substance and Process Addiction

What is Addiction?

I have focused on specific addictions with recent blogs but this time I would like to take a look at the meaning of addiction in the broader sense. The term “addiction” can mean many things to many people. Simply put, an addiction is defined as a substance or activity which a person has become dependent[…]

Serial Relapsers

Serial Relapsers

Serial Relapsers Serial Relapsers; falling back into active addiction known as serial relapsing is unfortunately all too common these days! Addiction is a fairly complex yet treatable illness that can be ‘arrested’ allowing the client to function in a more desirable way. All too often, clients relapse into ‘old’ patterns and behaviours and in time,[…]